Video Problems - Saucy

Federico Leoni effelle at
Sat Aug 3 20:24:55 UTC 2013

2013/8/3 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at>:
> On 2013-08-03 22:09, Federico Leoni wrote:
>> Little OT:
>> Lucky day today! I gained an old pc from a customer, was equipped with
>> a Pentium D 945 (one of the first Intel dual core on the market,
>> 3.4ghz with 2x2MB cache) with 2gb ram and 160gb hdd. Motherboard dead.
>> I put ram and processor on my old-but-good Dell Gx620 and worked fine.
>> Now I have 4GB installed but I can see just 3,2gb due to limitation of
>> the chipset, know issue even on x64 systems. Before was a P4 3Ghz with
>> "just" 2Gb ram.
>> Tested a 1080p video and was smooth even without my Nvidia card: CPUs
>> never passed 70%.
>> Lubuntu is generally more responsive now and the difference when I use
>> Windows XP on a VirtualBox is HUGE (need for my work), thanks to more
>> ram available too. Anyway not bad for a 2006 cpu gained for free! :)
>> An happy weekend for sure! :D
>> F.
> Congratulations :-)
> I'm glad that old hardware is made useful with Lubuntu.
> Nio

I'm still using Lubuntu on a notebook P3 866mhz with 768 ram. Even if
not superfast is still usable for work office. :)
Try to do the same with Ubuntu! :D

And by the way the computer I've just upgraded is my primary machine
for my job. Lubuntu is really useful on old PC!


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